Utility Function: PatternFind()

Another pattern based function.

<cffunction name="PatternFind" output="false" returntype="boolean">
    <cfargument name="pattern" type="string" required="true" />
    <cfargument name="string" type="string" required="true" />
    <cfset var local = StructNew() />
    <cfif IsSimpleValue(arguments.pattern)>
        <cfset arguments.pattern = CreateObject("java", "java.util.regex.Pattern").compile(arguments.pattern) />
    <cfset local.matcher = arguments.pattern.matcher(arguments.string) >
    <cfreturn local.matcher.find() />



Jon Hartmann, July 2011

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